'Green' Insurance In The Construction Industry

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 12:51 PM EDT) -- As green construction becomes more prevalent, numerous previously unforeseen risks are being identified. These include financial and regulatory risks, risks associated with the performance of green products, systems or buildings, and risks related to design and construction. It follows that these risks affect everyone involved in a construction project: owners, design professionals, builders, contractors and insurance companies.

Although the green building industry is growing fast, there have been very few reported claims related to these risks. It is likely, however, that these risks will soon manifest...
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